Below are the presentations from the

13th National Nonpoint Source
Monitoring Workshop

Monday, September 19 Plenary Session
Watershed News from Inside EPA - Tony Able, USEPA
National Perspective for Enhancing Agricultural Management Programs - Michael P. O'Neill, USDA-CSREES
Social Indicators of Change - Thomas Davenport, USEPA Region V, Robin Shepard, University of Wisconsin Extension
Identifying Causes and Fixing Problems in our Rivers and Streams - Susan M. Cormier, USEPA
Lunch Presentation
What Outreach Education Can Accomplish: Stories from the National NEMO Network - Chester L. Arnold, Center for Land Use Education and Research, University of Connecticut
Concurrent Session - Improving States' NPS Programs through Project Monitoring Results and Lessons Learned
How Michigan Has Incorporated Lessons Learned from Watershed Projects into the State's NPS Program - Ralph Reznick and Joe Rathbun, Michigan DEQ
Lessons Learned from the Neuse River Basin Education Program - Dr. Greg Jennings, Dr. Deanna Osmond, NC State University
Reducing Nitrogen from Agriculture at a River Basin Scale: Lessons Learned in the Neuse River Basin - Dr. Deanna Osmond, Bill Lord, Mitch Woodward, NC State University
FerryMon: Using Ferries to Monitor and Assess Environmental Conditions and Change in North Carolina's Albemarle-Pamlico Sound System - Hans Paerl and Thomas Gallo, Institute of Marine Science, UNC-Chapel Hill; Christopher P. Buzzelli, Hollings Marine Lab; Joseph S. Ramus (presenter), Duke University
Addressing our Nation's Water Quality Questions in the 21st Century through Monitoring and Modeling - Janice R. Ward, Timothy L. Miller, and Pixie A. Hamilton, U.S. Geological Survey
PA NPS Program Benefits Local Water Quality - Carl Rohr, PA Dept. of Environmental Protection and John J. Metrick, Southeastern PA Resource Conservation and Development Council
Concurrent Session - Modeling Applications for NPS Pollution
Tracking Watershed P-Loss Hot-Spots Through Time and Space - Don Meals, Ice Nine Environmental Consultants
Simulation of Storm Runoff Using the Gridded Surface Subsurface Hydrologic, Whitewater River National Monitoring Program (NMP) Project - Brennon Schaefer, John Nieber, Greg Eggers, Greg Johnson, University of Minnesota
Quantifying the Effects of Conservation Practices in the Choptank River Basin Using AnnAGNPS and REMM: A Two Model Approach - Carrie Graff, Greg McCarty, USDA-ARS
Concurrent Session - Education and Outreach on NPS Pollution
NPS Reduction as a Test Case for Qualifying Sustainable Development: A Comparison of Rocky Branch, House Creek and North Creek on NCSU's Campus - Lucy B. Laffitte, NC State University
EPA's Nonpoint Source Toolbox - A One-Stop Shop for Public Outreach - Ansu A. John, Tetra-Tech, Inc.
An Evaluation of a Proximity-Based Approach to Environmental Education: The Section 319 Burnt Mill Creek Outreach & Demonstration Project - Mark Imperial and Lloyd Jones, UNC Wilmington; Jennifer D. Butler, City of Wilmington, NC
Tuesday, September 20
Concurrent Session - Improving States' NPS Programs through Project Monitoring Results and Lessons Learned (continued)
Should Sediment Reservoirs of Indicator Bacteria be Considered Nonpoint Sources? - Louwanda W. Jolley, W.R. English, and J.W. Pike, Clemson University
Swatara Creek National Monitoring Program (NMP) Project: Lessons from Monitoring of Coal-Mine-Drainage Treatment Systems and Downstream Reaches - Charles Cravotta, USGS
State of Washington's TMDL Program: Status of Effectiveness Monitoring - David Batts, Washington State Dept. of Transportation
Concurrent Session - TMDLs
Robeson Creek - TMDL Case Study - Karen Hall, NC State University
Interdepartmental Cooperative Efforts to Identify and Eliminate Bacterial Contamination Sources Within Raleigh's 303(D) Listed Pigeon House Branch Watershed - Mark Senior and Jack Moyer, City of Raleigh
Minnesota's Clean Water Legacy: Enhancing Minnesota's TMDL Program - Greg Johnson, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Concurrent Session - Detecting Change from Urban BMP Implementation
Monitoring of Retrofit Urban Stormwater BMPs - Jonathan Smith and Bill Hunt, NC State University, Steve Jadlocki, City of Charlotte, NC
Results and Conclusions of Catch Basin BMP Device Monitoring - Annette DeMaria and Olivia Olsztyn, Environmental Consulting and Technology, Inc.
Conversion of Small Stormwater Detention Ponds to Bioretention Areas: A Section 319(h) Grant BMP Demonstration Project - David Phlegar, City of Greensboro
Concurrent Session - Determining the Effectiveness of and Enhancing States' NPS Management Programs
Tracking Vineyard BMP Adoption and Identifying Links to Water Quality Protection - Kris O'Connor, Central Coast Vineyard Team (CCVT)
Quantifying Environmental Benefits of Conservation Practices at the National and Watershed Scales: USDA's Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) - Mark Weltz, USDA-ARS, Roberta Parry and Robert Kellogg, USDA-NRCS
Effectiveness Monitoring in the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency's Water Quality Monitoring Program - Greg Johson, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
Lunch Presentation
New Directions in Watershed Research - Tom Schueler, Center for Watershed Protection
Concurrent Session - Monitoring Low Impact Development
Jordan Cove Urban Watershed Section 319 National Monitoring Program (NMP) Project: A Low Impact Development - John C. Clausen, University of Connecticut
Monitoring Results for LID Stormwater Practices: Bioretention, Green Roofs, Permeable Pavement - Bill Hunt, NC State University, L.J. Sharkey, A.C. Moran, E.Z. Bean, J.T. Smith
Performance of Infiltration Best Management Practices - Robert Traver, Villanova University
The Impact of Septic Systems on Groundwater Quality in Hunting Creek Watershed, Calvert County; A Shared Facility with Nitrogen Removal versus a Conventional Septic System - John McCoy, Niles Primrose and Kevin Coyne, Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources; David Brownlee, Calvert County (MD) Dept. of Planning and Zoning
Modification of a Rain Garden to Improve Pollutant Retention - Michael Dietz, PhD., University of Connecticut Cooperative Extension System
Erosion and Sediment Control on Construction Sites: Motivating Old Dogs to Learn New Tricks - Rich McLaughlin, Sara Hayes, Greg Jennings, and Dan Clinton, NC State University
Concurrent Session - Riparian Area and Stream Protection/Restoration
Paired Riparian Zone Monitoring to Detect Hydrologic Changes during Sedge Meadow Reconstruction, Walnut Creek National Monitoring Program (NMP) Project - Keith Schilling, Iowa Geological Survey; Pauline Drobney and Neal Smith, National Wildlife Refuge; Peter Jacobson, Grinnell College
Stroud Preserve National Monitoring Program (NMP) Project: Nitrate Removal and Tree Growth in a 13-Year-Old Reforested Riparian Buffer - Dennis Newbold and Bernard Sweeney, Stroud Water Research Center
Waukegan River National Monitoring Program (NMP) Project Watershed-Based Planning, the More Data the Better the Plan? - Amy Burns Walkenbach, Illinois EPA
Measuring Suspended Sediment Dynamics in an Urban Stream with Progressive Watershed Development - Melanie Carter, Jean Spooner, Robert Evans, NC State University
Ecological Functions of Restored Stream Using Benthic Macroinvertebrates as Indicators - Dave Penrose, NC State University
Fish Assemblage Response to Stream Restoration Efforts on a Tributary to the Grande Ronde River of Northeast Oregon, Upper Grande Ronde Basin National Monitoring Program (NMP) Project - Larry Whitney, Oregon Dept. of Environmental Quality
Thursday, September 22 - Closing Session
National Monitoring Program (NMP) Overview: Long-Term Monitoring Projects Documenting Water Quality Improvements from Best Management Practices - Jean Spooner, NC State University
Enhancing the State's NPS Management Programs through Lessons Learned from NPS Monitoring Projects - Don Meals, Ice.Nine and Steve Dressing, Tetra-Tech, Inc.